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These 6 Healthy Foods Are Christina El Moussa's Go-Tos Jun 21, 2016

Here's what Flip or Flop host Christina El Moussa eats almost daily. (Recipes included!)

Christina El Moussa's Tips: Balancing Work, Family and Fitness Mar 6, 2016

Here's how the new mom and HGTV host balances work and play. 

Rapid-Fire Questions with 'Flip or Flop'’s Tarek and Christina El Moussa Feb 24, 2016

David Bromstad grills the Flip or Flop stars for an up close and personal Q&A session on set.

Flip or Flop Baby Diaries: Taylor’s Room Jan 27, 2016

Flip or Flop's Christina El Moussa is expecting! Follow along as she documents her pregnancy - from staying fit to picking out the perfect nursery colors.

Flip or Flop Baby Diaries: Staying Fit While Pregnant Jan 27, 2016

Flip or Flop's Christina El Moussa is expecting! Follow along as she documents her pregnancy - from staying fit to picking out the perfect nursery colors.

Flip or Flop: Baby Diaries Jan 27, 2016

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Flip or Flop's Christina El Moussa is expecting! Follow along as she documents her pregnancy - from staying fit to picking out the perfect nursery colors.

Flip or Flop Baby Diaries: Nursery Planning Jan 27, 2016

Flip or Flop's Christina El Moussa is expecting! Follow along as she documents her pregnancy - from staying fit to picking out the perfect nursery colors.

'Flip or Flop' Fans: Step Inside Christina and Tarek's Totally-Renovated Home Jan 19, 2016

Designer, new mom and 'Flip or Flop' co-host Christina El Moussa shows off favorite spots in her super-chic home.

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About the Hosts

Tarek El Moussa

After a successful career selling multi-million dollar mansions, Tarek found a new passion: flipping distressed properties.
All About Tarek

Christina El Moussa

A real estate agent with an eye for design, Christina is half of the husband-wife renovation team on Flip or Flop .
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About the Show

Husband and wife house flipping team Tarek and Christina have viewers on the edge of their seats as they purchase dilapidated properties for cash, sometimes sight unseen, and then renovate and flip them for resale. From the nail-biting purchase at auction, to the sometimes-exasperating renovations, discouraging showings and exhilarating sale, will they Flip or Flop?
Season 1, Episode 9

Flop House Flip

Tarek snoops a small four bedroom foreclosure with a pool in La Mirada as Christina heads to the public foreclosure auction where the house is on the docket. Tarek calls Christina, and from his evaluation of the house, Christina bids and wins the house for $210,000, a smokin' deal! However, as soon as Tarek and Christina open the door, it's clear that this dilapidated house needs a full rehab from tip to tail. It's a disgusting, smelly, confusing mess of rooms, with piles of trash, and graffiti everywhere. Tarek seriously underestimated the home's rehab costs, as initial bids from contractors come in at $50,000 and up. The cost alone for cleaning up this flop house is expensive, but when they begin to discover a bevy of unpermitted construction, Tarek and Christina are forced to demo unpermitted additions and spend money to decrease their square footage! With a skyrocketing budget and a rehab plan, which actually might be de-valuing the house, will this flop house Flip Or Flop?

Tuesday
Oct 7
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

A Flip With A View

Tarek and Christina decide to go big and invest in a Real Estate Owned, or banked owned, high-end hilltop home with a gorgeous view. They check their bank statements and realize that even after maxing out their credit cards, the only way they can cover the costs of rehab is to get Tarek's mother to invest by taking out a loan against her home equity. So, if they lose on this house, it will affect the whole family. Banking on the home's beautiful view, Tarek and Christina spend 20 thousand of their $50,000 rehab budget on landscaping, however, after they notice a crack in the foundation slab of the house, they realize that the home might be sinking down the hill along with their profits! With literally everything, and then some, invested, will this flip with a view have Tarek and his family sitting pretty, or tumbling down the hill towards bankruptcy?

Wednesday
Oct 29
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 13

Keeping Up With The Joneses

Tarek and Christina follow up on a large family home in Fullerton, CA that is listed for $389,000. They tour the house with their contractor and discover that it will need extensive rehab. Not only will the interior need a full remodel, but the whole roof will also need to be replaced, multiple balconies will need to rebuilt from scratch, and the crumbling driveway needs to be entirely re-poured. However, it might be worth it because Tarek thinks a house this nice, in this area, will sell over $600,000, giving them potentially huge profit margins. But, the 1960's floor plan could seriously hinder its sale price. So Tarek and Christina check out a neighboring home with the identical floor plan that has been recently updated. They like it so much that they decide to replicate the house by opening up their kitchen and master bathroom walls. If they can modernize this mid-century home, it will appeal to a higher end buyer, but the scale of this remodel is pricey. So they cannot afford any unforeseen delays especially because they have to cover $600 a month in HOA fees themselves, until they can finish the rehab and sell the house. Will keeping up with the Joneses make them Flip or Flop?

Wednesday
Oct 29
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

The Moldy Mess

After some intensive research on comps, Tarek and Christina find a promising 5 bedroom, 3 bath, house to flip in a family neighborhood of Bellflower, CA. When they tour the home with their contractor, Izzy, Tarek and Christina are thrilled to find a newly renovated kitchen and a dining room that just needs a coat of paint, however, their hopes, that the rest of the house will also be in turn-key condition, are quickly dashed when they discover that the upstairs master bathroom is covered in floor to ceiling mold. Considering the kitchen is in such good condition, Tarek and Christina decide that dealing with the mold remediation shouldn't ruin their remodel budget, and negotiate with the bank to secure the house for $385,000. But after they hire a mold inspector to run some tests, they discover they have toxic mold on their hands, which, not only is more expensive to treat than was expected, but will also take longer to fix. As they open up the walls to deal with the mold, they also find fire damage throughout the attic, and extensive termite damage throughout the house. With further delays and costs, all bets are off, as Tarek and Christina scramble to get this home renovated and on the market. Will cleaning up this moldy mess make them Flip or Flop?

Tuesday
Dec 16
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Dirty, Dated and Undesired

Tarek and Christina spot a home listing online that's set for an auction that afternoon and based on neighborhood comps, the dirty and dated house looks like a bargain. By outward appearances, all it needs is an inexpensive cosmetic rehab. But after an unusual auction and a bevy of surprise issues, this dirty, dated and undesired home has quickly become more work than Tarek and Christina ever imagined.

Thursday
Feb 19
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 7

Inland Empire Cosmetic Nightmare

Tarek and Christina spot a large house in Ontario CA, going to auction for an opening bid 150K. But it's too far away to snoop and the auction starts in less than an hour. Based on comps, which are $240K-$260K, they take a leap of faith and head to the auction where they win the house for $180K. It's always nerve wracking to buy a house sight-unseen, but while walking through the house with their contractor, Dan Messina, it seems to be mostly cosmetic and can be done for 30K in 30 days. But after the work begins they find rotted wood, which leads to extensive termite damage. Will these termites destroy their budget to update the house? Will they be able to make the upgrades that will attract buyers? Or will they be forced to market this Inland Empire Cosmetic Nightmare as is.

Tuesday
Jul 28
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

Pipe Dreams

Tarek and Christina come across a For Sale By Owner property in Garden Grove, California. This type of sale is always exciting for a flipper because it means no real estate agent commissions and an opportunity to negotiate a fair sale price. The house is in good shape and looks to need only cosmetic repairs and improvements. But in the business of flipping, one can rarely judge an old house by its finishes and it is truly what's on the inside that counts. Can Tarek and Christina deal with the hidden problems of an old house or will their hopes of a fast and easy flip turn out to be nothing but pipe dreams?

Thursday
Oct 29
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Custom Craftsman

Tarek and Christina are contacted by their friend and fellow flipper, Jessie Rodriguez, who has purchased a craftsman style home in an historic area of Santa Ana, California. While Jessie specializes in renovating older, architecturally significant homes, Tarek and Christina are experts at bringing in a flip on schedule and on budget. It will take both skillsets to finish and sell this project for a profit, and Jessie is hoping to strike a partnership. Can Tarek, Christina, and Jessie combine the speed and cost of a flip with the detailed craftsmanship of a renovation to deliver on this custom craftsman flip?

Sunday
Jan 3
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 9

Pipe Dreams

Tarek and Christina come across a For Sale By Owner property in Garden Grove, California. This type of sale is always exciting for a flipper because it means no real estate agent commissions and an opportunity to negotiate a fair sale price. The house is in good shape and looks to need only cosmetic repairs and improvements. But in the business of flipping, one can rarely judge an old house by its finishes and it is truly what's on the inside that counts. Can Tarek and Christina deal with the hidden problems of an old house or will their hopes of a fast and easy flip turn out to be nothing but pipe dreams?

Saturday
Jan 9
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 8

Hard Money Blues

Tarek and Christina get a lead on a listing in an upscale neighborhood of Whittier, California and although the entire home will need some serious updating from its original 1969 finishes, the renovation appears to be mostly cosmetic and comparable properties suggest great potential for profit. With all their money tied up in other flips, Tarek and Christina must secure a hard money loan to make an offer on the home; but that alone will cost them hundreds of dollars a day in interest and one never knows what budget-busting financial hazards could be lurking behind those popcorn-textured walls. Can their contractor renovate this big house in a small timeframe or will unforeseen problems leave the project a day late and a dollar short? Could this high-end home and its expensive loan leave Tarek and Christina singing the hard money blues?

Thursday
Mar 10
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Natural Disaster

Tarek and Christina get a lead from their friend and investor, Pete, on a house he's recently purchased. It's situated in an upscale, gated neighborhood and it's a house Pete can't tackle on his own. A large, expensive flip can mean equally large profits; but it also takes time and even the littlest mistake is magnified. Will Tarek and Christina be able to partner with Pete to score their biggest profit yet, or could they lose it all in this natural disaster flip?

Thursday
Mar 10
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

A Neglected Flip

Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Anaheim, California that is being offered as a quick, all-cash sale with no inspections and no contingencies. This seems like a project that's right up their alley. But with a tenant still living in the property, Tarek and Christina can't see inside the home before deciding to make an offer and anything could be behind that front door. Will the unknown spell disaster or could a little tender loving care be all that's needed to reverse the woes of this neglected flip?

Saturday
May 7
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 8

Hard Money Blues

Tarek and Christina get a lead on a listing in an upscale neighborhood of Whittier, California and although the entire home will need some serious updating from its original 1969 finishes, the renovation appears to be mostly cosmetic and comparable properties suggest great potential for profit. With all their money tied up in other flips, Tarek and Christina must secure a hard money loan to make an offer on the home; but that alone will cost them hundreds of dollars a day in interest and one never knows what budget-busting financial hazards could be lurking behind those popcorn-textured walls. Can their contractor renovate this big house in a small timeframe or will unforeseen problems leave the project a day late and a dollar short? Could this high-end home and its expensive loan leave Tarek and Christina singing the hard money blues?

Thursday
May 12
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 8

Hard Money Blues

Tarek and Christina get a lead on a listing in an upscale neighborhood of Whittier, California and although the entire home will need some serious updating from its original 1969 finishes, the renovation appears to be mostly cosmetic and comparable properties suggest great potential for profit. With all their money tied up in other flips, Tarek and Christina must secure a hard money loan to make an offer on the home; but that alone will cost them hundreds of dollars a day in interest and one never knows what budget-busting financial hazards could be lurking behind those popcorn-textured walls. Can their contractor renovate this big house in a small timeframe or will unforeseen problems leave the project a day late and a dollar short? Could this high-end home and its expensive loan leave Tarek and Christina singing the hard money blues?

Thursday
Jul 28
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 12

Mid-Century Flip

Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Long Beach, California that sounds like the kind of project that has become their standard. But soon after walking the property and visiting a neighborhood comp, it becomes clear that this flip is anything but standard. The architecturally significant mid-century modern home will require Tarek and Christina to step out of their design and renovation comfort zones if they are to turn a profit on their investment. Can Tarek and Christina turn back time on their design aesthetic without inflating their budget or could a present-day flop be looming over this historic mid-century flip?

Thursday
Jul 28
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Loud, Louder, Loudest

Christina receives an e-mail from an agent who has a listing in the South Bay neighborhood of Hawthorne. The dated house needs a lot of work and while it's situated on a busy street near an airport and a noisy elementary school, its attractive list price draws in Tarek and Christina. It's a challenge, but this total renovation is the kind of project they love to take on. That is until work begins and a multitude of hidden problems rise to the surface. Will Tarek and Christina's high hopes fall on deaf ears, or can they overcome this home's loud, louder, and loudest problems to turn a profit?

Thursday
Jul 28
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 4

A Dinky Flip

Tarek and Christina get a lead on a small and outdated property in Downey, California that has potential to be a fast, cosmetic flip. Tarek believes the reward will outweigh the risk and they buy the property. But as renovation begins, problems and disagreements rise to the top. Will this project prove the rule that good things really do come in small packages or could it be Tarek and Christina that are left feeling small after this dinky flip?

Thursday
Jul 28
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Toxic Flip

Tarek and Christina get a lead on a small house that's aggressively priced and could be a lucrative deal based on comparable sales in the neighborhood. They go to inspect the house before making a decision and find it boarded up and in rough shape. Despite its condition, the numbers are promising and they've done well in this area before. They decide to take the calculated risk and buy the home, its interior still sight unseen. Can Tarek and Christina keep this project under control to see risk through to reward or could hidden troubles turn this house into a toxic flip?

Thursday
Jul 28
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 6

Thrifty vs. Glitzy

Tarek and Christina are contacted by friend and investor, Pete de Best. Pete has found a newer construction home in Orange, California that needs cosmetic updating and should prove to be a fast, simple flip. But while Tarek and Pete are ready to move quickly on their inexpensive game plan, Christina is not so easily convinced. Can the trio work together to turn this homely property around or will Tarek be left choosing sides in this battle of thrifty versus glitzy?

Thursday
Jul 28
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 3, Episode 11

Too Good To Be True

Tarek and Christina find a clean house in good shape that is aggressively priced in comparison to comparable properties in the area. But the reality of a dream listing doesn't always live up to the hype so they head over to check out the house. It appears as good as advertised and Tarek and Christina quickly make an offer to snatch up this fast and simple cosmetic flip. But when they return as excited new owners a few days later, they are floored by what they discover. Can Tarek and Christina overcome a run of bad luck or will this once fast and easy flip prove some things are just too good to be true?

Thursday
Jul 28
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 3

House of Hidden Horrors

Tarek and Christina head to La Habra, California to check out an enticing off-market listing. The home is typical for the area and appears to need only cosmetic updating. With the seller eager for a quick close, it could be a great deal if they can get it for the right price before it hits the market. Can Tarek and Christina transform this house into a dream home or could a nightmare renovation spell flop for this house of hidden horrors?

Thursday
Jul 28
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 4, Episode 4

A Frantic Fiasco

Tarek and Christina head to Placentia, California to check out a lead on a midcentury property. The home is dated but the size and layout is a designer's dream; and most importantly, the numbers indicate it could be a profitable deal. But as is often the case with old homes, no project is as straightforward as it seems. Can Tarek and Christina overcome surprises and setbacks to survive this frantic fiasco?

Thursday
Jul 28
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 6

A Family Friendly Flip

Tarek and Christina receive a call from their longtime friend, Carlos, who is deciding whether to sell his family's home or to try his hand at flipping it. It's a tall order for a novice flipper, but with the aid of Tarek and Christina's knowledge and experience, Carlos may be able to get his family a higher sale price. Can Tarek and Christina safely mix friendship and business to turn a profit on this family friendly flip?

Thursday
Jul 28
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Million Dollar Flip

Tarek and Christina find a short sale listing for a large home in an upscale neighborhood of Yorba Linda, California. With an asking price just below a million dollars, this would be the most expensive flip they've taken on - and also the biggest risk. Can Tarek and Christina give this house the luxury treatment without busting the budget, or could this million dollar flip be a seven figure flop?

Thursday
Jul 28
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 12

Dilapidated Flip

Tarek and Christina get a lead on a property in Santa Ana, California that has the potential to be both a great entry level family home and a profitable flip. But after walking it with their contractor, it's clear this run down home is going to need a lot of work. Can Tarek and Christina bring this project in on time and on budget, or could bad luck and big problems threaten to bring the profit crashing down on this dilapidated flip?

Thursday
Jul 28
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 4, Episode 14

Fun House Flip

Tarek and Christina get a tip on a short sale in Anaheim, California that has plenty of potential and is certain to attract investor interest. With only hours to determine if this could be their next flip, they meet their contractor at the house and are puzzled by what they find - a maze of barricaded windows and suspicious additions. Tarek and Christina know that if they're going to flip this house, they'll have to stick to the budget. Can they revive this family home or could tricky obstacles distort this fun house flip?

Thursday
Jul 28
6pm | 5c

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